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google chrome – How can I selectively disable paste blockers – Super User

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/04/16

For my link archive: [WayBack] google chrome – How can I selectively disable paste blockers – Super User.

Preliminary testing shows that Chrome Extension [Archive.is] “Don’t Fuck with Paste” works with eendagskentekenbewijsaanvragen.rdw.nl

–jeroen

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Google Drive is not telling it secretly moves files to the trash

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/04/12

A while ago, Google Drive told me it was out of storage.

I tried re-syncing, and then it suddenly told me a “Drive storage is full” message indicating “You have 3GB in your trash at drive.google.com. Empty your trash or upgrade your storage”.

You can view your trash at drive.google.com/drive/trash

Emptying is more tricky than you’d think:

  1. Click on the “Trash word” (not the trash icon!)
  2. Click om “Empty trash”
  3. Conform the action

     

  4. wait a few seconds, as often the trash will fill itself up again
  5. if it refilled: repeat from step 2.
  6. refresh your browser screen, as often then the trash will refill
  7. if it refilled: repeat from step 2.

The trash contained thousands of temporary PDF files: 3.2 GB, even more than Google Drive indicated.

These are not something I want to keep in the trash. Too bad Google Drive never warned me they were kept there.

On a different account that had way more file changes this saved more than 27 GB.

Maybe time to setup [WayBack] Google Drive Sensor | PRTG Network Monitor User Manual

Might be really interesting, as since 2015, [WayBack] PRTG 100 is Now Available For Free.

–jeroen

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Next time traveling in countries I do not speak the language of: use live (real time!) Google Translate of signage and voice.

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/03/29

Google translate is so useful.

The thread below is [WayBack] Thread by @shanselman: “Anytime I’m traveling I use Google Translate to check translations in real time on signage. You have to see it to belis real and LIVE while you move your camera. @ Paris Sorry, your browser doesn’t support embedded videos Folk […]”

But first one via [WayBack] Hadi Hariri on Twitter: “This is pretty damn cool.… “

[WayBack] Leon Fayer on Twitter: “Another point for Google docs… “

https://twitter.com/papa_fire/status/1111994073609633792

Live translate (Via Danny Thorpe and Mark Miller):

Read the rest of this entry »

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Is there a way to increase the rate at which Gmail fetches mail from another account? – Web Applications Stack Exchange

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/02/05

[WayBack] Is there a way to increase the rate at which Gmail fetches mail from another account? – Web Applications Stack Exchange got a nice follow-up on Twitter:

This is way better than suggestions from the past: increase the frequency in which email arrives at the POP3 account.

Related: [WayBack] mobile – Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail? – Web Applications Stack Exchange

–jeroen

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Limiting Google Research to multiple web-sites using the OR and site: operators

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/01/22

I knew Google Search had a site: operator and I thought you could or them together using something like this:

reboot site:superuser.com or site:android.stackexchange.com

To my surprise that returned zero results as in empty result list.

Indeed: the OR needs to be in uppercase to work:

you can use the OR operator to add another site to your query:

reboot site:superuser.com OR site:android.stackexchange.com

–jeroen

Source: How to limit Google search result to a set of websites? – Web Applications Stack Exchange [WayBack]

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